Mid-American Conference

Nabal Jefferson, Amanda Corral collect honors, duo sweeps weekly MAC scholar-athlete awards

Amanda Corral
Northern Illinois’ Nabal Jefferson and Amanda Corral were named Mid-American Conference Male and Female Scholar-Athletes of the Week, the league office announced Thursday. The pair were the third and fourth Huskies to win the honor in 2012-13, joining MacKenzie Roddy (Oct. 4) and Mike Mascitti (Nov. 15). Jefferson was instrumental in Northern Illinois’ 44-37 double-overtime win over…

Football pep rally turns Convo Center orange

The NIU Convocation Center turns orange with pride.
A crowd of 2,750 cheered Wednesday inside the NIU Convocation Center as the football team enjoyed a halftime rally in honor of their second consecutive MAC championship and their upcoming Jan. 1 trip to the Discover Orange Bowl. Football players slapped the hands of fans, spoke to the crowd, signed autographs and basked in the orange…

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